Palacký University and IAB develop cheap COVID-19 test

Published: 09.09.2020 Related countries:  Czech Republic Czech Republic

Czech scientists created fast and low cost covid-19 test.

Scientists from the Medical Faculty of the Palacký University in Olomouc have developed a new kind of a speed test able to prove the presence of coronavirus in individuals showing no symptoms in one hour. The scientists collaborated in the development with the company Institute of Applied Biotechnologies (IAB). The test does not show individuals passing the infection in the past. Thanks to a simple application and low costs, the test can be used on different occasions including sports and cultural events. IAB considers introducing a mobile laboratory.

Source: ČIA NEWS, September 14th, 2020

Compiled by the team of CzechTrade office in Riga.